Work Group Membership

Work Group Membership

Being Well Task Force Leadership

NameSchoolTitleDepartmentPhoto
Toni GanzelSchool of Medicine

Dean

Interim Executive Dean for Health Affairs

School of Medicine

Health Sciences Center

 

Jon KleinSchool of Medicine

Professor

Vice Dean

Endowed Chair in Proteomics

Director

Department of Medicine

Research

James Graham Brown Foundation

Being Well Initiative

Karan ChavisSchool of MedicineChief of StaffOffice of the Dean

Health Work Group Members

NameSchoolTitleDepartmentPhoto
Meera AlagarajaCollege of Education and Human Development

Associate Professor

Co-Coordinator

Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development
Jack BarnetteSchool of Public Health & Information Sciences

Associate Dean

Professor

Academic Affairs

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

 

Patricia Benson

Director

AVP

Get Healthy Now

Health, Wellness, and Disease Management

 

Phillip BressoudSchool of Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Executive Director

Lead Physician

Department of Medicine

Campus Health Services

Electronic Medical Record System

 

Jennifer HammSchool of Medicine

Program Director

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Women's Health, Resiliency
Lisa HooperCollege of Education and Human Development

Professor and Program Coordinator of Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Department of Counseling and Human Development
Martin HueckerSchool of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Research Director

Assistant Residency Director

Department of Emergency Medicine
Nat IrvinCollege of Business

Instructor Term

Management
Jennifer KochSchool of Medicine

Associate Professor

Director

Department of Medicine

Internal Medicine Residency Program

 

Paula Kommor

Wellness Specialist, Sr.

Get Healthy Now

 

Shari Kretzschmer

Vice President of Patient Care Services

Chief Nursing Officer

University of Louisville Hospital

Kris KruegerSchool of Medicine

Professor

Division Chief

Department of Medicine

Academic and Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Leslee MartinSchool of Medicine

Director

Member

Undergraduate Medical Education

Compassion Research Work Group

Miranda SloanCommunity Partner

Physical Fitness Instructor

Community Partner

Topsy StatenSchool of Nursing

Associate Dean

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office

 

 

Resilience Work Group Members

NameSchoolTitleDepartmentPhoto
Jennifer BruecknerSchool of MedicineProfessorDepartment of Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology
Paul ClarkSchool of NursingAssistant ProfessorNursing Research
Dwayne ComptonSchool of MedicineExecutive DirectorOffice of Community Engagement and Diversity
Kelli DunnSchool of Medicine

Vice Dean

Director

Office of Community Engagement and Diversity

Kentucky AHEC Program

Ann HallCollege of Arts and SciencesChair & ProfessorComparative Humanities
Jennifer HallSchool of MedicineProgram ManagerGraduate Medical Education
Kira HaydonSchool of Medicine

House Staff

Graduate Medical Education

Dave McIntoshSchool of Medicine

Associate Dean for Urban Health Innovation

Chief Diversity Officer

Office of Community Engagement and Diversity

School of Medicine

 

Olivia MittelSchool of Medicine

Assistant Dean

Assistant Professor

Student Affairs

Pediatrics

Karen NewtonCampus Health ServicesHealth Education Specialist, Sr.Health Promotion
Ron PaulSchool of Medicine

Vice Dean

Chief

Faculty Affairs and Advancement

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

 

Russ SalterSchool of Medicine

Professor

Associate Dean

Director

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies

Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences

 

Staci SanerSchool of MedicineFaculty Development Program ManagerOffice of Faculty Affairs and Advancement
Sandie SephtonCollege of Arts and Sciences

Associate Professor

Associate Scientist

Senior Faculty Fellow

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Brown Cancer Center

Center for Hazards Research

Angela ShinaberySchool of MedicineNurse PractitionerDepartment of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Tony SimmsSchool of MedicineDirectorStudent Life and Student Wellness

Compassion Work Group Members

NameSchoolTitleDepartmentPhoto
Liz CashSchool of Medicine

Director of Research

Assistant Professor

Head & Neck Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Department of Otolaryngology - HNS & Communicative Disorders

Mindfulness and Biobehavioral Health Research Center

Dwayne ComptonSchool of MedicineExecutive DirectorOffice of Community Engagement and Diversity
Joe D'AmbrosioSchool of Medicine

Assistant Professor

Director of Community Engagement

School of Medicine

Institute of Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging

 

Anna FaulKent School of Social Work

Professor

Associate Dean

Executive Director

Kent School of Social Work

Faculty Affairs

Institute of Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging

 

Stefani HodgkinsSchool of MedicineProgram ManagerDiagnostic Radiology
Vanessa HurstCommunity Partner

Mindfulness Coach

Co-Project Manager

 

Compassion At~Work, of Compassionate Louisville

Mary Nan MallorySchool of Medicine

Professor

Vice Chief of Staff

Department of Emergency Medicine

University of Louisville Hospital

 

Matt NealSchool of Medicine

Student

 

Pradip PatelSchool of Medicine

Professor

Faculty Advisor

Founding Member

Department of Pediatrics

ULSOM's Gold Humanism Honor Society

HEART Group

Melinda RubergSchool of Medicine

Student

Member

 

Healthcare Leadership School Louisville

Susan SawningSchool of MedicineResearch DirectorUndergraduate Medical Education
Ann ShawSchool of MedicineSenior Associate DeanUndergraduate Medical Education
Tony SimmsSchool of MedicineDirectorStudent Life and Student Wellness
Topsy StatenSchool of Nursing

Associate Dean

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office

 

Task Force Membership

Leaders

NameTitleDepartment
Toni Ganzel

Dean

Interim Executive Dean for Health Affairs

School of Medicine

Health Sciences Center

Jon Klein

Professor

Vice Dean

Endowed Chair in Proteomics

Director

Department of Medicine

Research

James Graham Brown Foundation

Being Well Initiative

Karan ChavisChief of StaffOffice of the Dean

College of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer AltmanGraduate StudentClinical Psychology 
Ronald FellChairperson & ProfessorBiology
Lauren FreemanAssistant ProfessorPhilosophy
Ann HallChair & ProfessorComparative Humanities
Paul SalmonAssociate Professor of Clinical PsychologyDepartment of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Sandra Sephton

Associate Professor

Associate Scientist

Senior Faculty Fellow

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Brown Cancer Center

Center for Hazards Research

College of Business

Nat IrvinInstructor TermManagement

Brandeis School of Law

Jennifer DiSanzaAssistant DeanStudent Services

Kent School of Social Work

Anna Faul

Professor

Associate Dean

Executive Director

Social Work

Faculty Affairs

Institute of Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging

Pam Yankeelov

Professor

Associate Dean

Social Work

Student Services

College of Education and Human Development

Meera Alagaraja

Associate Professor


Co-Coordinator

Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development

OLL Degree Program

Lisa HooperProfessor and Program Coordinator of Clinical Mental Health CounselingDepartment of Counseling and Human Development
Brad ShuckAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development

School of Nursing

Paul ClarkAssistant ProfessorNursing Research
Topsy Staten

Associate Dean

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Academic Affairs Office

School of Public Health & Information Sciences

Jack Barnette

Associate Dean

Professor

Academic Affairs

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

Speed School of Engineering

Kihwan BaeAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Industrial Engineering
Monica GentiliAssociate ProfessorDepartment of Industrial Engineering
Jason Saleem

Assistant Professor

Director

Department of Industrial Engineering

Center for Ergonomics

Faculty and Staff Wellness - U of L 

Patricia Benson

Director

AVP

Get Healthy Now

Health, Wellness, and Disease Management

Paula KommorWellness Specialist, Sr.Get Healthy Now

Student Wellness

Karen Newton - Health PromotionHealth Education Specialist, Sr.Campus Health Services

Clinical Partners

Shari Kretzschmer - ULH

Vice President of Patient Care Services

Chief Nursing Officer

University of Louisville Hospital
Ken MarshallInterim PresidentUniversity of Louisville Hospital

Community Partners

Stephanie BarnettCo-Founder, Acting DirectorChooseWell Communities
Harry Pickens
Matt Harris

Certified Yoga Teacher

LMFT

Yoga with Matt Harris, C.Y.T.

Private Practice

Vanessa Hurst

Mindfulness Coach

Co-Project Manager

 

Compassion At~Work, of Compassionate Louisville

Sunny RaArts in Healing CoordinatorKentucky Center for the Performing Arts
Rabbi Nadia SiritskyVice President of MissionJewish Hospital, University of Louisville Hospital, and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center
Miranda Sloan

Past Chair

Past Member

Community Wellness Partner

SMART Staff Wellness Committee

Compassion Committee and Compassion Research Committee

Physical Fitness Instructor

Melissa UpdikeExecutive DirectorKMRRRG

School of Medicine Faculty

Phillip Bressoud

Associate Professor of Medicine

Executive Director

Lead Physician

Department of Medicine

Campus Health Services

Electronic Medical Record System

Jennifer Brueckner-CollinsProfessorDepartment of Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
Liz Cash

Director of Research

Assistant Professor

Head & Neck Cancer Outcomes Research Program

Department of Otolaryngology - HNS & Communicative Disorders

Mindfulness and Biobehavioral Health Research Center

Dwayne Compton

Executive Director

Office of Community Engagement

Joseph D'Ambrosio

Director of Community Engagement

Assistant Professor

Institute of Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging

School of Medicine

Thomas Dues

Associate Professor

Hospitalist, Chief Medical Information Officer

School of Medicine

University of Louisville Hospital

Kelli Dunn

Vice Dean

Director

Community Engagement and Diversity

Kentucky AHEC Program

Jennifer HammProgram DirectorDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Women's Health, Residency
Martin Huecker

Assistant Professor

Research Director

Assistant Residency Director

Department of Emergency Medicine
Jennifer Koch

Associate Professor

Director

Department of Medicine

Internal Medicine Residency Program

Kristine Krueger

Professor

Division Chief

Department of Medicine

Academic and Clinical Affairs, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Mary Nan Mallory

Professor

Vice Chief of Staff

Department of Emergency Medicine

University of Louisville Hospital

Dave McIntosh

Associate Dean for Urban Health Innovation

Chief Diversity Officer

Office of Community Engagement and Diversity

School of Medicine

Sam MillerAssociate ProfessorGraduate Medical Education
Olivia Mittel

Assistant Dean

Assistant Professor

Student Affairs

Pediatrics

Mike OstapchukAssociate DeanStudent Affairs
Pradip Patel

Professor

Faculty Advisor

Founding Member

Department of Pediatrics

ULSOM's Gold Humanism Honor Society

HEART Group

Ron Paul

Vice Dean

Chief

Faculty Affairs and Advancement

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Jerry Rabalais

Associate Dean

Chair

Chief of Staff

Faculty Development

Department of Pediatrics

Norton Children's Hospital

John Roberts

Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Russ Salter

Professor

Associate Dean

Director

Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies

Interdisciplinary Program in Biomedical Sciences

Ann Shaw

Senior Associate Dean

Undergraduate Medical Education

Allan Tasman

Professor

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Gordon Tobin

Professor

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Compassionate Louisville

School of Medicine Residents

 

 

Kira Haydon

House Staff

Graduate Medical Education

Jessica Urzen

House Staff

Graduate Medical Education

School of Medicine Students

 

 

Preetha Iyengar

Student

School of Medicine

Matt Neal

Student

School of Medicine

Melinda Ruberg

Student

Member

School of Medicine

Healthcare Leadership School Louisville

School of Medicine Staff

 

 

Jennifer Hall

Program Manager

Graduate Medical Education

Stefani Hodgkins

Program Manager

Diagnostic Radiology

Leslee Martin

Director

Member

Undergraduate Medical Education

Compassion Research Work Group

Staci Saner

Faculty Development Program Manager

Office of Faculty Affairs and Advancement

Susan Sawning

Research Director

Undergraduate Medical Education

Angela Shinabery

Nurse Practitioner

Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Tony Simms

Director

Student Life and Student Wellness

Laura Weingartner

Research Manager

Undergraduate Medical Education